People gather by the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh during last year’s Water Festival (Source: www.phnompenhpost.com)

Cambodia ensures security during water festival

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that nearly 20,000 security personnel will be deployed in Phnom Penh to maintain order during the Water Festival, which will take place from November 10-12.

Thailand to maintain security during water festival

Thailand to maintain security during water festival

Thailand is once again faced with internal political turmoil and an unpredictable political future. Since the junta government came to power with the 2014 coup, stability has somewhat prevailed in the country, but the government has yet to resolve Thailand’s decade-long political conflict.